Overview

Hospital-Quality Care Where You Live

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Hospital-Quality Care Where You Live

The Huntsman at Home service brings the high standard and excellence of care you get at Huntsman Cancer Institute to you at home. The service allows patients to leave the hospital sooner or avoid going in at all. Providers visit you in your own home to give these types of care:

Acute Care

  • We meet you at home the day you are referred by your doctor.
  • We manage and treat symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, or dehydration.
  • We assess and treat issues caused by your cancer or cancer treatments.

Supportive Care

  • We visit you after you leave the hospital to monitor and help manage and control your symptoms.
  • We visit you often at home to help you take care of yourself and gain back your function, including help from a physical therapists.
  • We coach family and caregivers to help you at home

Palliative Care and Hospice

  • We continue your HCI care connection.
  • We give ongoing support and input to manage symptoms and keep you comfortable.
  • We help you stay at home so you can do the things you enjoy and be with people you love.

Thank you to Cambia Health Foundation for its generous support of the Huntsman at Home service. Such support emboldens our goal to provide the highest quality, comprehensive, patient-centered supportive and palliative care when and where families need it most.

About the Care Team

Huntsman at Home teams include HCI doctors and advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs). We partner with Community Nursing Services for these specialties:

  • Registered nurses and nursing aids
  • Physical therapists
  • Pharmacists
  • Social workers

Your care is always under the direction and support of your HCI doctor.

How We Can Help You

Your HCI doctor will refer you to the service. Then we visit you at home or in the hospital to plan support. These are ways we help once you are home:

  • We can visit you often to make sure you are well cared for.
  • We are available 7 days a week from 8 am-8 pm.
  • We have a team member on call after hours to give advice over the phone.
  • We can arrange after-hours visits for urgent needs.

Who Can Use the Service

HCI patients can use Huntsman at Home if they

  • Have a doctor’s referral
  • Live within 20 miles of HCI
  • Need special support and monitoring